Ms. Soo Hyun Kim
Assistant Economic Affairs Officer – TID UNESCAP, Thailand

Ms. Soo Hyun Kim is Associate Economic Affairs Officer, Investment, and Enterprise Development Section, Trade, Investment, and Innovation Division in the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). Her work covers research and analysis related to investment and sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific region. Particular areas of interest include foreign direct investment (FDI) for sustainable development; absorptive capacity and spillover effects from FDI; regional integration efforts and investment regimes; international investment agreements and its impacts on FDI and development. Previously, she served at the United Nations Secretariat in New York. Prior to joining the Secretariat of the United Nations, she worked for a local government and a higher education institution in the United Kingdom. She holds degrees in business administration, library and information science, and sociology from TiasNimbas Business School (Netherlands), Loughborough University (United Kingdom) and Yonsei University (Republic of Korea).